ROV Planet Articles

Cortez Subsea Completes Innovative Pipelay Project

21.07.2020
Today [21st July 2020] subsea technology and services company, Cortez Subsea in partnership with Alam Maritim (M) Sdn Bhd, announced the successful completion of the first ever subsea pipeline using the Zap-Lok™ mechanical connector, offshore Malaysia.

Fugro Starts Vattenfall Site Investigations at Two UK Offshore Wind Farms

20.07.2020
Fugro has begun a four-month marine site characterisation campaign for Swedish energy group Vattenfall at two major offshore wind development sites located over 40 km off the coast of Norfolk, UK.

Maersk Drilling Awarded One-well Contract for Low-emission Rig Maersk Integrator under Aker BP Alliance

20.07.2020
Maersk Drilling has secured an additional one-well contract from Aker BP, acting as operator of the Tambar license, for the low-emission jack-up rig Maersk Integrator. In direct continuation of its current work scope, the rig will move to the Tambar field offshore Norway to drill the K-2B development well, with work expected to commence in February 2021.

NEMO Submarine Wins Red Dot Design Award

20.07.2020
Dutch submersible manufacturer U-Boat Worx is delighted to announce that their new NEMO submarine has been recognized with a Red Dot Award for design excellence, as well as being recognized as “best of the best” in the category ‘Mobility and Transportation’.

Ocean Infinity Completes Offshore Project in Guyana

17.07.2020
Ocean Infinity, the world-leading marine robotics company, is pleased to announce it has successfully completed its recent project for ExxonMobil, within the Stabroek block offshore Guyana.

Ifremer Chooses iXblue’s Technology to Equip its New 6000-meter AUV

16.07.2020
Ifremer, the French National Institute for Ocean Science, has chosen iXblue, a global high-tech company specializing in the design and manufacturing of innovative systems and solutions devoted to inertial navigation, subsea positioning and, underwater imaging, to equip its new 6000-meter AUV (CORAL* project).

Subsea 7 Awarded Renewables Contract Offshore Taiwan

16.07.2020
Subsea 7 today announced the award of a sizeable(1) contract for the installation of the submarine cable system on an offshore wind farm project in Taiwan.

OceanTools Secures Major Order from Proeon Systems Ltd

15.07.2020
OceanTools, global leaders in subsea engineering, are delighted to announce they have secured a significant order with Proeon Systems Ltd, Safety and Control Systems Integration Company based in Norfolk, United Kingdom.

Schmidt Marine Names Four Winners of Coastal Pollution Challenge for Designing Innovative Technologies to Reduce Waste in Global Waterways

15.07.2020
Schmidt Marine Technology Partners announced today the winners of the inaugural Coastal Pollution Challenge, created to support the development of innovative solutions to reduce nutrient pollution plaguing the globe’s waterways. The winners are three start-up companies and a university.

MCEDD moves to April 2021 with September cancellation

15.07.2020
After many attempts to reschedule the dates for MCE-Deepwater Development this Fall, the Board of Directors for GulfQuest, the organizers of MCEDD, have regretfully decided to cancel this year's conference and exhibition.

Gastech Virtual Summit to Take Place from September 7 to 11

15.07.2020
Summit will include online strategic and technical conference sessions streamed live or available on demand.

Industry Bodies Agree Partnership to Support Low Carbon Future

15.07.2020
Aberdeen Renewable Energy Group (AREG) and OGUK have signed a reciprocal membership agreement to reflect the aligned goals of supporting the energy industry to achieve net zero emissions.

Arctic Rays selects Ing.-Buero G. Pinnow (IGP) as European Sales Rep

14.07.2020
Arctic Rays LLC, an underwater technology specialist in the design and manufacturing of high-performance lights, cameras, and sub-sea equipment, has announced Hamburg based Ing.-Buero G. Pinnow (IGP) as the company’s European sales representative.

Industry Group Achieves Breakthrough as Governments around the World Pledge Action to Support Crew Changes the COVID-19 Pandemic

13.07.2020
The Industry Group comprising IADC, IAGC, IMCA, IOGP, ISOA and the Workboat Association (details below) applauds the breakthrough at an international maritime virtual summit hosted by the UK Government on 9 July where 12 other governments also pledged their support for actions needed to ensure the welfare of the world’s seafarers during the COVID-19 pandemic, including making sure that crew changes can take place in a safe and timely manner.

Electric Manipulator Breakthrough from Saab Seaeye

13.07.2020
Saab Seaeye’s first seven-function all-electric work-class manipulator has been developed by the world leader in electric underwater robotic vehicles.

Remote Subsea Inspection Technology Overcomes Challenges

13.07.2020
Integrated technology and inspection company, MCS, has launched a new system which allows an entire offshore inspection campaign to be delivered remotely.

AutoNaut USV Maps North Sea Soundscape During Lockdown

13.07.2020
AutoNaut has played a vital role in enabling The Flanders Marine Institute (VLIZ) to seize upon the quiet of lockdown to map the underwater soundscape of the Belgian section of the North Sea.

Thurn Group 1st to Order New 3rd Generation Ellipse-D in UK

10.07.2020
THURN Group (Norwich, UK) is excited to announce the purchase of a third generation SBG Ellipse-D inertial navigation system (INS). The INS will be placed with THURN’s Marine Robotics and Autonomy Product Development team, based in the Acle office on the edge of the Norfolk Broads. The SBG system will be a key component in the further development of THURN’s range of rotocopter-drone and USV-carried integrated survey systems for nearshore, port, river and lake applications.
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